News and events from the University of Brighton's Humanities programme areas


Your learning

We’ll make sure your university experience gets off to a brilliant start. Our aim is to inspire you and encourage you to push boundaries. Our lecturers are passionate about their teaching and research and are looking forward to sharing their knowledge and passion with you.

Meet first years before you arrive

Meet fellow first years from PPE, Globalisation, Critical History, Humanities, War and HLC  courses before you start

Meet other History of Art and Design students

Literature, Language, Linguistics and Creative Writing students

Hear from our students

Cara is now a PhD student but began her Brighton journey studying BA(Hons) English Literature. Here’s a film from our recent summer school where she tells you a bit about herself,  the course and her interest in women’s writing in the Early Modern period.


Watch to Creative Writing lecturer Dr Jess Moriarty in conversation with current MA Creative Writing student and BA(Hons) Creative Writing graduate Veneta Neale about her experience at Brighton and how her course has helped her passion for writing.

Try a taster lecture

Taster lectures are great ways to get a feel of what you can expect from your course. Below are a few from each subject area.

Humanities: history, philosophy, culture, politics

Micro tasters 3-5 minutes

Longer tasters 20-30 minutes

Literature, Linguistics And Language 

Micro tasters 3-5 minutes each

Longer tasters 20-30 minutes

History of Art & Design 

Charlotte Nicklas on fashion and dress history research using surviving objects

Annebella Pollen on vernacular photographs

Megha Rajguru, ‘Fred Wilson and Institutional Critique’

Course changes 2020

It’s been a unique year for all of us and this will be reflected in teaching for the coming year – to find out how go to the Course Content section on your course page .

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